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  1. Raid on gang running sex service in four-star hotels

    Posted Sep 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of New Territories South regional crime unit. 'All the bookings were stored in computers, as were the details of prostitutes and their business records.' Police seized HK$300,000 ...

  2. Talkback

    Posted Jun 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... What percentage rise should maids get? Some unions, which support a statutory minimum wage, march with foreign domestic helpers to protest against the government. Maids often complain that they are being underpaid for the services they provide and they wa ...

  3. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, August 23, 2012

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... a historic site is proposed. Christine Chan, Sha Tin Nations can share islands' treasures I have a solution to the disputed territories in the South China Sea- let the countries involved ... inclusiveness. John Medeiros, North Point Northeast Asia is clearly in pole position I must disagree with Greg Torode's suggestion that Hong Kong pivot towards the Association of Southeast Asian ...

  4. City swelters as storm approaches the south China coast

    Posted Jul 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Hong Kong sweltered in a heatwave and choking air pollution yesterday as a storm approached the south China coast. The Observatory issued the standby storm signal at 4.45pm yesterday after a tropical depression entered the 800-kilometre alert zone. The storm was centred at about 640 kilometres southeast of Hong Kong at 7pm yesterday and was moving in a northwestly ...

  5. Neighbourhoods have a story to tell

    Posted Jul 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... fishing village on China's southern shores to a gateway to Asia. Covering just 1,104 square kilometres, the smallness of the area belies an amazing variety of urban and rural landscapes- ... neglected or underappreciated. Tourists seldom venture beyond areas like Causeway Bay, Tsim Sha Tsui, Stanley or The Peak. Likewise, some districts remain unfamiliar to many locals. The South China ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Six injured in Tsim Sha Tsui gang violence

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:32pm by Ernest Kao

    ... in the area by what police said was a retaliatory attack. They were taken to hospital by ambulance.  The six detainees and five injured men were of South Asian descent, police said. The Yau Tsim ...

  7. Exco approves agreement for $8.3b Kowloon South rail link

    Posted Sep 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Executive Council has approved the draft agreement for the $8.3 billion Kowloon Southern Link, the government announced yesterday. Construction for the 3.8km rail link was expected to begin soon, a government spokesman said, without giving a specific ...

  8. Shangri-La eyes 4-star hotel for Hung Hom site

    Posted Dec 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of Shangri-La Asia rose 1.5 per cent to close at HK$13.52 yesterday. Shangri-La is part of the Kerry Group, which publishes the South China Morning Post through the SCMP Group. Meanwhile, Sino Land ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Luxury hotel operator Shangri-La Asia says it will build a multi-use complex, including a Traders Hotel, on a recently acquired site in Hung Hom. The 15-storey ...

  9. The flophouse option

    Posted Oct 24th 2008, 12:00am by Nick Walker

    ... HK$40- but upfront payment is required. Now that you've been humbled, an epiphany awaits somewhere in the gargantuan termites' nest at the south end of Nathan Road- but all you ask ... in Asia. And if I'm not there, I get dressed and go to work. If that fails and I wind up a resident again, as opposed to an occasional diner at Block E's historic Khyber Pass eatery, here ...

  10. Central tops Asia-Pacific as most expensive shopping district

    Posted May 17th 2008, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Hong Kong has maintained its ranking as the city with the most expensive shopping district in the Asia-Pacific region, thanks to an influx of international luxury brands vying ... expensive in the Asia-Pacific and the ninth most expensive in the world with an average rent of US$677.61 per square foot per year. 'Since the arrival of Swedish fashion retailer H&M ...




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